LWCC Office Manager and Bookkeeper Job Description
Part time position, 10-15 hours/week (3 mornings) beginning August 15, 2012.
Overview: The Living Water Community Church office manager will be responsible for organizing and
coordinating office operations and procedures; interfacing with visitors, volunteers and members; serving as a
liaison with various internal committees and individuals in order to ensure effectiveness in carrying out the
vision of the church.
Reports to: Coordinating Pastor
Communication: Appropriately direct and respond to general church mail, phone, email and in-person
messages or inquiries; provide reception for door and phone; prepare a broad range of print materials and
reports; oversee website development and maintenance. Attend weekly staff meetings.
Facilities and Equipment: Schedule facility use; serve as liaison with Building Committee to communicate
building needs; oversee maintenance of general office equipment; purchase supplies.
Bookkeeping: Responsible for weekly processing of accounts receivable (making deposits), accounts
payable (writing checks, entering other transactions) and various finance reporting tasks.
Record keeping: Develop and maintain – database, visitor records, general church files and reference
materials including policy and procedure manual, counseling and community services directory, music
overhead and demographic information needed to prepare reports requested by CCLI, MCUSA, etc.
General: Assist in supervision of interns/volunteers/custodian, attend weekly staff meetings, provide
additional office support for Pastoral staff and elders as needed.
Detail of Bookkeeping Tasks:
Weekly: (approx. 1 hour/week including mailing and filing): process offering (enter into system, make bank
deposit), write checks.
Monthly or Bi-monthly: (approx. 2 hours/month): journal entries (payroll, debits, etc), prepare for/do bank
reconciliation, generate and distribute monthly reports.
Annually: generate annual contribution statements, enter new budget amounts into system, revise chart of
accounts as necessary based on new budget.
Knowledge/Skill Requirements include:
Ability to multi-task and maintain priorities in a varied interpersonal and administrative role.
Knowledge of office administration.
Excellent interpersonal and team building skills.
Analytical, organizational and problem solving skills.
Excellent English verbal, written and listening communications skills. Proficiency in a second language a
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
Extensive experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access (or comparable database) and internet/email
applications. Accounting software experience a plus.
Personal Qualifications include:
Membership in Living Water Community Church.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Cultural awareness and sensitivity.
Flexibility and ability to work independently
Demonstrated sound work ethic
Salary: $8,775 - $11,700
Please send email response and resume to Eric Owski at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AD FOR LWCC EMAIL/PRINT ANNOUNCEMENTS
Job Announcement: LWCC is seeking an Office Manager/Bookkeeper; 10-15 hours/week beginning
8/15/12; responsible for office communications, scheduling facility use, maintaining database,
processing accounts receivable and payable, etc.; qualifications – ability to multi-task, strong
interpersonal & team skills, excellent oral and written English, second language a plus, knowledge of
Word, Excel, Access (or other database software), ability to maintain strict confidentiality, cultural
awareness/sensitivity, flexibility, work independently, efficient work ethic. See church website for full
job description; email questions or resumes to Eric Owski at email@example.com.